Hummer Winblad is focused on enterprise, says Winbland, and Softbank on the consumer segment. Hummer Winblad's investments include: Voltage, the BASES contest winner in 2002, in security and reliability; Cenzic, in applications security space; two blade server companies, Scalent and Jareva; Knowmadic, in application integration; and Bridgestream, in provision and identity management. Softbank's projects include: Planitax, MessageCast, Castbridge, AuctionDrop, Perpetual Entertainment, and Reactrix.
Ann Winblad from Hummer Winblad Ventures lectures on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, February 25, 2004. Ann Winblad is the co-founding Partner of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. She is a well-known and respected software industry entrepreneur and technology leader. Her background and experience have been chronicled in many national business and trade publications. In this Stanford lecture, she talks about outsourcing software development to Asia, the threat of Linus to Microsoft and VC words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
- Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series
- Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner (ecorner)
Original Course Name: Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series